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Michael Sinterniklaas ...  Takeru 1 episode, 2006
Robby Sharpe Robby Sharpe ...  Biz 1 episode, 2006
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Kazuma 1 episode, 2006
Kyle Hebert ...  Gosche 1 episode, 2006
Marc Thompson Marc Thompson ...  Drowa 1 episode, 2006
Stephanie Sheh ...  Ao 1 episode, 2006
Meredith Zeitlin Meredith Zeitlin ...  Ricky 1 episode, 2006
JB Blanc ...  Chairman 1 episode, 2006
Paul St. Peter ...  Michael 1 episode, 2006
Marc Diraison ...  David 1 episode, 2006
Steve Kramer ...  Chimpster 1 episode, 2006
William Knight ...  Alan 1 episode, 2006
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ...  Anna Marie 1 episode, 2006
Gregory Abbey ...  Taira 1 episode, 2006
J. David Brimmer ...  Bluearth 1 episode, 2006
David Wills David Wills ...  James 1 episode, 2006
Robert O'Gorman Robert O'Gorman ...  Narrator 1 episode, 2006
Brandon Potter ...  Additional Voices 1 episode, 2006
Carrie Keranen ...  Additional Voices 1 episode, 2006
Dan Green ...  Additional Voices 1 episode, 2006
Eileen Stevens ...  Additional Voices 1 episode, 2006
Jason Griffith ...  Additional Voices 1 episode, 2006
Victorio Cole Victorio Cole ...  Additional Voices 1 episode, 2006
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Based on characters designed by Katsuhiro Otomo, 3 bike racing teenagers born on the Moon uncover a terrible secret about the fate of their original homeworld earth and seek to uncover the truth from Eden, the organization that governs the moon colony. Written by Anonymous

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A life-sized promotional cardboard cutout figure of Takeru illustrated by Otomo Katsuhiro was auctioned on Yahoo! Japan and fetched a high price. See more »

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Freedom fails to live up to the hype
2 May 2012 | by perfect_circle21See all my reviews

The fact that director Shuhei Morita only directed one 25 minute animation prior to this series, goes a long way to explaining why the Freedom Project is all over the place. The futuristic story has epic written all over it: the earth has become uninhabitable due to a massive disaster and a colony of humans living on the moon are humanity's only hope. With such a set up, the finished project is sadly less than half-baked.

Freedom has awesome set, vehicle and character design, but as it uses cell-shaded computer models rather than the traditional, hand-drawn method, it lacks the heart and the human touch that makes real animation worth watching. There's a lot of one frame shots … (which to be fair Japanese anime is notorious for) sometimes subtly, sometimes it's painfully obvious.

There are 3 main characters: Kazuma, is likable enough, Biz is just outright annoying and Takeru (the main character) rebels against Eden's authorities, risks his life, and travels all the way to earth (with no way of getting back) in order to … try and meet a cute girl! That's the motivation for the whole Freedom story! And if that didn't drag the series down enough, the voice acting in the English dub is terrible (the Japanese version is fine) with the Nissin tie-in easily the most awkward product placement I've ever seen. I'm sorry to say that the 10/10 reviews that Freedom has online are both undeserved, and a bit suspicious.


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